J.B. Smith

John Beall Smith

Full Name: John Beall Smith
Date of birth: March 18, 1846
Date of death: February 8, 1930

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Crockett / Houston   Houston

Terms of Service top

House District 27
Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913
Legislatures: 32nd  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Crockett / Houston
Counties in district: Houston

Biographical Information top

Resolutions and Journal entries

  • 41st Legislature, 4th C.S., 2/11/1930, p. 215. In Memory of Dr. John Beall Smith. Death date 2/8/1930. Relatives: John T. Smith - father, Dr. John Beall Smith - son. Resolutions - Memorial.

Military Service Notes

  • J.B. Smith, postoffice address in Crockett, Houston County, 68 years of age (as of application date 2/6/1915), born in Bainbridge, Georgia. Includes letter to Dr. John B. Smith, Crockett, Texas, from Texas House of Representatives, 2/4/1915. Death date 2/8/1930 in Crockett, Houston County. Pension File No. 30420, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - John B. Smith, Crockett, Houston County, age 54, born March 1846 in Georgia, physician, spouse Bettie L. FamilySearch.
  • Dr. J.B. Smith, birth date 3/18/1846 in Georgia, death date 2/8/1930 in Crockett, Houston County. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Dr. John B. Smith (1844-1930), burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Includes obituary from unknown source of Dr. John Beale Smith, birth date 3/28/1846, joined Confederate Army at age 16. Find a Grave.
  • John Beall Smith, father John Titus Smith. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Mentioned in father John T. Smith's biographical sketch, pp. 190-191. "Dr. John B. Smith, an eminent physician, who also served as Representative in the Texas Legislature." The History of Houston County, Texas, 1943.
  • Death notice, Dr. John Beale Smith, "Confederate Vet Dead," Breckenridge American, 2/9/1930, p. 1, crediting Breckenridge Public Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 32nd Legislature (1911) - J.B. Smith, postoffice Crockett, nativity Georgia, age 65, physician, 60 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. J.B. Smith, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board

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Committee Information top

32nd R.S. - 1911
Appropriations Subcommittee on the Confederate Home  
Constitutional Amendments  
Game and Fisheries  
Public Health  

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